Vir Das

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Vir Das was born in Dehradun. He was raised in Africa and studied at the Indian Language School in Lagos, Nigeria, as well as in Shimla and Delhi. He obtained a bachelor's degree from Knox College, Illinois in Economics and Theatre with a concentration in performance. Das is also a brother of Knox's Delta Theta chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity. After graduating from Knox, Das was accepted into the Stanislavsky Program of the Moscow Arts Theatre. It was at Knox that Das first explored stand-up comedy with his first (1-1/2 hour) special, Brown Men Can't Hump, which debuted in Knox's Harbach...read more